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Monument to the Bandeiras

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Medium  Granite
Year  1921
Completion date  1954
Artist  Victor Brecheret
Material  Granite
Monument to the Bandeiras
Address  Praça Armando de Sales Oliveira - Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo - SP, 04001-070, Brazil
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hours
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Monument to the bandeiras


Monument to the Bandeiras (O Monumento às Bandeiras) is a large-scale sculpture by the Italian-Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret (1894-1955) at the entrance of Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil. It was commissioned by the government of São Paulo in 1921 and completed in 1954. It commemorates the 17th-century bandeiras, or settling expeditions into the interior of Brazil. The monument, given its size and location, has now become an integral part of the landscape of São Paulo.

The monument was erected in the south central area of the city in Armando Salles de Oliveira Square (Armando Salles de Oliveira Square), opposite the Palácio 9 de Julho, headquarters of the Legislative Assembly of the State of São Paulo.

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